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    5 Self-Help Books To Keep You Centered During Election Week

    It’s that time again, a time that only comes around every four years: the presidential election. With the election just right around, we all understand how stress levels build up as we wait to find out who the next leader of the free world will be. But if you’re experiencing major anxiety about the election, check out these five self-help guides to ease your mind and do some self-improvement along the way.

    Note to Self by Laurie Buchanan

    Lugging around emotional baggage is something that we’ve all experienced and something that no one enjoys because it can hinder our journey through life. But, in this seven-step guide Laurie Buchanan explores the significance of unpacking that baggage in order to begin a healthier stage of living. This honest and open guide gives readers the knowledge, techniques and real world examples they need to discover a happier version of themselves.

    Prevail by Cindy Trimm

    There’s no way to avoid some of the unexpected twists that our lives can take. But as your cruising through life, are you going to let it spin out of control or grab it by the wheel and take the lead? Best selling author Dr. Cindy Trimm discusses how you can turn your misfortunes into opportunities for successful and prevail in the end.

    The Universe Has Your Back by Gabrielle Bernstein

    New York Times bestselling author Gabrielle Bernstein returns with the ambition of teaching readers to examine their biggest fears and turn them into faith. The sense of power and self control that you’ll experience after breaking down that wall of fear will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to unleash your full potential to conquer any challenges that come your way.

    Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

    From television to books, the creator of the immensely popular Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy Shonda Rhimes reveals how saying “yes” has changed her life. Crippled with anxiety from public appearances, Shonda Rhimes did her best to avoid interviews until one day her sister told her that she never said yes to anything. That’s when she made the conscious decision to fearlessly say yes to everything she was afraid of for a whole year. This intimately authentic book will empower readers to embraces their biggest obstacles instead of hide from them.

    Real World Mindfulness</i> by Brenda Salgado

    Change is something that is inevitable in our lives, but that doesn’t make it any less overwhelming. Real World Mindfulness offers guidance to readers with a way to navigate through difficult life decisions with clarity. This book presents practices to help you better understand mindfulness and battle things such as anxiety or grief and apply them to current life situations so you’ll be equipped to tackle new experiences.